Digital Thailand Big Bang 2019
28 – 31 October 2019
Bitec Hall

Main Stage Program

Monday 28 October 2019

Seminar by The Next Web

“Thailand Digital Valley”

By Assist. Prof. Dr.Nuttapon Nimmanphatcharin
President/CEO of depa

“Bring Digital Future to Everyone: Making Changes to Remap Thailand in the Digital World”

By Suphachai Chearavanont
Chairman, the Digital Council of Thailand

"How AI is Changing the World of travel?"

By Idan Zalzberg
Vice President of Data, Agoda

“Future of Mobility with some Insights from Asian Region”

By Roland Folger
President & CEO, Mercedes Benz Thailand/Vietnam

“Technology Reshapes Retail”

By Kenny Li, Vice President
Vice President
Head of JD Technology Committee
Head of E-commerce Technology & Big Data, JD Retail

“Government on LINE”

By Norasit Sitivechvichit
Chief Commercial Officer, LINE Thailand

Panel Discussion “Consumer Business in Asia”

By Narissa Limpanathon
Marketing Director B2B/B2C, Thailand at Zilingo
Worachat Luxkanalode
Country Head, GrabPay, Thailand 
Jack Zhang
Deputy CEO Lazada Thailand
Moderator: Judith Balea (Tech In Asia)

“Embracing Digital Transformation”

By Krittee Manoleehagul
General Manager of International Business, Tencent & Managing Director, Tencent Thailand 

“Willfulness: How to Master and Apply the Essential Quality of True Innovators”

By Mark Adams

Tuesday 29 October 2019

Seminar by The Next Web

“What Does an Animator Do?”

By Thanawat Khantrum
Oscar and Golden Globes Award Winning Animator, Spider Man Into the Spider-Verse 

“Everything Silicon Valley Says About Innovation Is Wrong”

By Ben Hammersley,
Principal at Hammersley Futures

“Revolution of Talent Landscape”

By Phattharaset Noonpuckdee
Enterprise Lead - Thailand, Myanmar and Cambodia, Linkedin

“Utility, Design and the Bottom Line: Building the Ultimate Retail Experience”

By Sanne Drogtrop
Head of Production,MediaMonks

“All the Startup Advice You Read Is Wrong (including this One)”

By Ray Chan

“How to Help to Build a Tech Ecosystem?”

By Dr. John Leslie Millar MB ChB
Chief Strategic Development Officer, Ananda Development Public Company Limited

Lunch Break

“Advance Intelligence – Bringing Digital to Every Person, Home and Organization”

By Edwin Diender
Chief Digital Transformation Officer and Vice President Government & Public Sector Business Department, Huawei Enterprise Business Group

“Do Things You Can't Find on Google”

By Zcongklod Bangyikhan
Co-Founder, The Cloud 

Panel Discussion “Investor's Perspective”

By Justin Hall
Partner, Golden Gate Ventures
Lauren Pfeifer
Investor, Maschmeyer Group Ventures
Dimitra Taslim
Investor, GGV Capital

“Design Thinking & Design at Scale”

By Rania Svoronou
Associate Design Director, IBM iX

“Email in 2020 and Beyond!”

By Len Shneyder
VP of Industry Relation, SendGrid 

“Enhancing the Gaming User Experience Through Esports”

By Yasushi Ishihara
Corporate Officer of Business Promotion Division/Esports Section, Konami Digital Entertainment

“Savior or Destroyer? How Machine Learning and AI are Transforming Media”

By Gilad Lotan
VP Head of Data Science, BuzzFeed

Wednesday 30 October 2019

Seminar by The Next Web

“Unlocking Business and Social Value from Geolocation Data”

By Napat Jatusripitak
Founder and CEO, Siametrics Consulting

“Barça Innovation Hub, Transforming Sport”

By Javier Sobrino
Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer, FC Barcelona

Fireside chat

“Corporate-Startup Collaboration: Challenges and Opportunities”

By Lexie Komisar
Global Head of Strategic Partnerships & Startup Ecosystems, IBM
Moderator: Naranpat Thitipattakul
Investment Manager, 500 tuktuk

“The Future of Beauty and Digital Transformation”

By Ines Caldeira
CEO, L’Oréal Thailand, Laos & Cambodia 

“Build a Brand that will Grow Your Business”

By Alex Antolino
Creative Director, Typeform 

Lunch Break

“Keynote Speech “ติดอาวุธประเทศไทย ก้าวไกล ASEAN Connectivity”

By Dr.Kobsak Pootrakool
Deputy Secretary - General to the Prime Minister for Political Affairs

“The Influence Paradigm”

By Pamela Kaupinen
Former SVP, Strategy at Hello Society, The New York Times Company & Former Executive Director of Marketing at GQ 

“What's Outside the Universe?”

By James Beacham
Particle physicist, CERN 

Panel Discussion “Globalization Chess Game”

By Angel Llull Mancas
VP & Managing Director APAC,
Richard Dodds
VP of APAC, MessageBird
Shahid Nizami
Managing Director, APAC Hubspot
Moderator: Patrick de Laive
Founder, The Next Web

“The Future of Travel: Beyond Big Cities”

By Mich Goh
Head of Public Policy Southeast Asia, Airbnb 

“Gamification of Health and Education”

By Gabe Zichermann
Author, Gamification

Keynote Speech “The Algorithmic Leader”

By Mike Walsh

Thursday 31 October 2019

Activity by Web Summit

Runway to Web Summit: Startup Pitching

By Web Summit

Lunch Break

Runway to Web Summit: Startup Pitching

By Web Summit

DTBB Achievements

By H.E. Buddhipongse Punnakanta
Minister of Digital Economy and Society

MOU Signing Ceremony and Award Ceremony

Closing Speech

By H.E. General Prawit Wongsuwan
Deputy Prime Minister

Digital Thailand Big Bang 2019
28 – 31 October 2019
Bitec Hall

Event Horizon Stage Program

Monday 28 October 2019

How to be Protected from Cyber Threats in the 21st Century?”

Panel Discussion "How to be Protected from Cyber Threats in the 21st Century"

By Pichitra Supasawatkul
Head of Journalism, Information and New Media Department, Faculty of Communication Arts ,Chulaongkorn University
On-uma V. Rerkpattanapipat
SVP - Communications and Sustainability Division, dtac
Tithirat Siripattanaler
Chief Information Security Office and Chief Data Officer, True Digital Group
Nontavat Khaekom
CPO, Wisesight
Snow White Orawin Smelser
Safety Policy Manager, Asia Pacific, Facebook
Moderator: Dr.Ratthasart Korrasud
Senior Executive Vice President, depa

depa Young Maker Space Development

Tuesday 29 October 2019

Smart City

“City x Tech II: Reshaping City through Deep Technology”

By Amer Subhi
Regional Sales Director, South East Asia, IMS | Intelligent Mobility Solutions Division, Mobileye
Dr. Saratchai Ongprasert
Director of Advanced Technology Center, ED: Service Leader-BIM, Team Consulting Engineering and Management
Anish Pandey
Industry Vertical Head – ASEAN, Nvidia Corporation Ltd
Sofia Ramirez
Power Supply Lead , TUM Hyperloop
Levente Csilik
Propulsion Lead, TUM Hyperloop

“S, M, L, XL: Participatory Research for Smart Cities of All Sizes”

By Pongpisit Huyakorn
Director, Urban Studies Lab Representative from Satarana (TBC)
Vipavee Kittitien
SATARANA Researcher/Producer, Mayday Business Developer/Project Manager
Andrew Beirne
Economic and Prosperity Counsellor, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, UK Government

“Hacking the Ranking: Taking Cities to the New Level of Balanced Happiness?”

By Calvin Chu Yee Ming
Partner, Eden Research Institute
Natsicha Voraprukpisut
Vice President, Head of Thailand
Market Development


By Dr. Passakon Prathombutr
Senior Executive Vice President, depa

Wednesday 30 October 2019

Seminar by Creative Talk Conference (CTC)

“The Next Big Thing for Social Media in 2020”

By Aimme Pancharee Sitthisenee
Country Head (Thailand), MediaDonuts - Twitter Exclusive Partner TH,PH

“The Secret to Creative Content Disruption”

By Phusanut Karunwongwat
Founder of Thepleela
Sanhanut Tiracheep
Founder of Baan Gu Aeng
Mr. Takit Sombatnan (Champ)
Mr. Chatchai Asanachinda (Jerry)
Founder of Just Doo IT

Lunch Break

“2019 Overview in Digital Marketing and 2020 prediction”

By Pongpiti Phasukyud
Founder & Content Creator, Ad Addict

“The Next Wave of Creative Content to Differentiate from Massive Content Era”

By Natavudh Pungcharoenpong
Founder and CEO Ookbee
Sarun Pinyarat
CEO and Founder, Fungjai

“Precision-Driven Retail: from Marketing to Many to Marketing to One”

By Chang Sun
Director of Product R&D, JD Business Growth,

Thrusday 31 October 2019

Fintech (TBC)

“Challenging in National Infrastructure Driving”

By Ronadol Numnonda
Deputy Governor, Financial Institutions Stability, Bank of Thailand

“Cashless Society in Thailand, Real or Hype”

By Wanna Noparbhorn
Managing Director Company, National ITMX Co., Ltd
Apinand Dabpetch
Head of Wallet Platform, True Money Co., Ltd
Worachat Luxkanalode
Country Head, GrabPay Thailand
Visit Yindisiriwong
Country Manager, Omise (Thailand)
Moderator: Pongsatorn Dhanabordeephat
Co-Founder and CEO, Refinn International

“Thailand Fintech, need Stability or Evolution or Revolution”

By Somkid Jiranuntarat
Executive Board Member, DGA
Dr.Roong Mallikamas
Senior Executive VP, Krung Thai Bank PCL
Tipsuda Thavaramara
Chairman, Thai FinTech Association
Jessada Sookdhis
Natwut Amornvivat
Cofounder, T2P Co., Ltd. 
Moderator: Olarn Weranond
CEO & Co-Founder, Durian Corp & President, Thai Fintech Association